Cultural Resources Technician-Historical Research
CTSI JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Opening Date: March 20, 2017
Closing Date: April 3, 2017
Job Title: Cultural Resources Technician-Historical Research
Tribal Level 18
Location: Siletz, OR
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt, Limited Duration
Job Posting Number: 201718
This position carries out assignments within the Siletz Tribal Culture Program pertaining to protection of tribal cultural heritage resources and development of accurate cultural and historical information.
Bachelor's degree in Native American Studies, Minority Studies, History, Archeology, Anthropology or any related subject, with course work in Technical Writing and cultural resources protection and one year experience in the protection of archaeological resources and in legal and historical research of tribal rights, traditions and practices; OR equivalent experience in the aforementioned areas. Knowledge of: Cultural resources principles, practices and concepts to accomplish the full range of duties connected with cultural resources management. Principal laws and agreements applicable to Siletz Tribal treaty rights and cultural resource management within the Tribe, state and federal government. Preference will be given to those applicants with demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in the writing of cultural resource compliance documents and monitoring of fieldwork, site visits and documentation. Archaeological survey procedures and ability to relate survey/study results to concepts of multiple use management. Various cultures and ethnic groups who inhabited the aboriginal lands of the Siletz Tribe and ability to relate findings to appropriate cultures. Methods of conducting research, interviews and surveys and summarizing the results, including knowledge of information access via libraries and archives. Computers, scanners, digital cameras and micro-film equipment. Experience in: Writing reports and in developing site maps. Effective communication skills both oral and written including ability to make presentations to diverse groups of people, including federal, state and other tribes' cultural resources regulatory, policy and legal staff, local government staff and elected bodies, interested public and contractors. Other: Must be a well-organized self-starter, with the motivation and ability to work without direct supervision in assigned tasks. Physical ability to make field visits to project sites, including timberlands in steep, brushy terrain, potentially hazardous industrial sites, and all other conditions present on Tribal lands. Willingness to travel and work weekends and evenings. Must possess a current, valid Oregon State driver's license, insurance coverage and eligible to operate a GSA vehicle.
Carries out all assigned duties within the operations of the Tribal Culture Program, including
Conducting historical research related to the CTSI as assigned (including in CTSI Cultural Collections, off-site archival collections, published sources, and on-line). Obtaining copies of historical materials, transcription, organization, compilation, and archiving them onsite at CTSI including Siletz Mukurtu site development and content management. Assisting with cultural resources protection goals as assigned, including Archaeological Permit Applications and Project Notification Review, fieldwork monitoring (including excavation and salvage of archaeological sites), site visits and documentation. Assisting with CTSI Cultural Collections management duties, Museum collections visits and NAGPRA repatriation processes as assigned. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Cultural Resources Director.
All new employees will serve a six-month probationary period to enable the General Manger to determine their suitability as a tribal employee. After the six-month probation the employee will be evaluated of his/her performance and at that time it will be decided if the employee is entitled to a regular employee status.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a Tribal "Application for Employment Form".
Applications must be received by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR TRAINING OR EDUCATION, DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PROVIDED.
If applying for more than one position, separate applications will be required for each position.
The high school diploma/GED requirement will be waived for Tribal Elders
SEND APPLICATIONS TO: Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
Attn: Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR 97380
Fax number 541-444-8375 or 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1375
Human Resources 1-800-922-1399 ext. 1274
Conditions of Employment:
The selectee will be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use before employment.
May need to provide DMV Driver Record and proof of Automobile insurance.
The Tribe's Indian Preference Policy will apply. Tribal government will not discriminate in selection because of race, creed, age, sex, color, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, membership, and non-membership in an employee organization.